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Creating is what it is to be human.

Creating is what it is to be human.

You are a storyteller. We all are. It's what makes us human beings. It began thousands of years ago, communicating with symbols and sounds. We told our stories as autobiographies and mythologies, using our voices, paint, and drums. Now our creative mediums have...

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Live inside every moment as if it’s your last.

Live inside every moment as if it’s your last.

What's the best advice a therapist ever gave me? "Gentry," he said, "Sometimes, you just gotta say 'Fuck it'." That might not be what living in the moment means to you. Maybe it's some other concept or maybe it's too much to even think about because you're too busy to...

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Right now, you are exactly where you need to be.

Right now, you are exactly where you need to be.

I'm not on this beach in this photo right now. Though I was recently and it was magnificent. Where I am now in New Orleans is just as important to me as that Nosara beach was then. Where you are right now, in this very moment, is the place you need to be. Why? Because...

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Your story is the most important story you know.

Your story is the most important story you know.

The year I was born was the same year The Rolling Stones released "Exile On Main Street". I emerged into the world at a hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota. They told my mom I was dead when I was born. Discovering I was alive, my parents named me after a hitchhiker named...

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Reinvent yourself. Let go of who you were and be who you are.

Reinvent yourself. Let go of who you were and be who you are.

There is remarkable opportunity in reinvention. Sometimes you have to step back, take a look at who you are, decide who you want to be, then make the changes to be that person. Pivot. Change. Embark. You may have had one career and now you want a different one. You...

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Appreciate now.

Appreciate now.

Now in May 2021, I wish everyone around the world a peaceful and transformative transition from this month and season into the next one! I hope you continue to laugh a lot, create a lot, and feel abundance in the next days, weeks, and months. I hope you have...

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What’s the best that can happen?

What’s the best that can happen?

I hope you think of everything you have to be grateful for and then ask yourselves, "What's the best that can happen?" This last year has been tough for a lot of people, and many times we ask ourselves, "What's the worst that can happen?" But I like to flip that on...

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